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Hi guys,

I wanne install my new motherboard but i wanne be sure i am using the right screws.

I used these ones on my old motherboard:

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/directron/screw1

Are those the right ones?

Thanks!
Edited by weebeast - 10/14/11 at 6:04am
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post #2 of 9
They are perfect do you have the little paper washers to go with it?
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I actually use these screws for my motherboard [image below]. Those [that you linked] didn't fit the threading within the stand offs. I suppose each case varies just a bit. If your standoffs are the same ones that were used in conjunction with the screws you linkied, you will be fine.

**image from pc-extras**

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They are perfect do you have the little paper washers to go with it?
Paper washers?
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Paper washers?
little suckers.

I've never used them.. no issues in the past
    
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I Don't normally use them but If I have them handy I use them just because its a little bit extra to stop shorting or damaging the board.

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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
These little suckers.

I've never used them.. no issues in the past

These
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Thanks for the help guys. My Z600 came with some paper washers i think. They look like the picture on amazon but a bit thicker.

I also got the other screws that Munkypoo7 posted. Since i don't have any paper washers is it better to use those? Both fit perfectly(i tested it on a standoff that i had extra).

To be true when i removed those screws(i mean the ones i posted) some of the little metal points on the place where you need to place the screw where a bit damaged. That should be normal right if you use those screws since they don't have a smooth back right?
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To be true when i removed those screws(i mean the ones i posted) some of the little metal points on the place where you need to place the screw where a bit damaged. That should be normal right if you use those screws since they don't have a smooth back right?
Correct.

I'd use the smooth backed ones tbh, the last thing you need is a screw biting into your board.. and since they fit properly.. that's your best option imo.

For giggles I went into my case.. the screws you linked are only really used [in my case] for holding PCI / PCIe cards in place and holding the PSU in place... which I swapped all out for thumbscrews since they left marks from biting... :\\
    
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Correct.

I'd use the smooth backed ones tbh, the last thing you need is a screw biting into your board.. and since they fit properly.. that's your best option imo.

For giggles I went into my case.. the screws you linked are only really used [in my case] for holding PCI / PCIe cards in place and holding the PSU in place... which I swapped all out for thumbscrews since they left marks from biting... :\\
Thanks! I will use those screws then. Gonna build my pc now
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